Our 2nd Honeymoon in Paradise – Air France Business Class – Los Angeles to Papeete

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Air France Business Class
Air France Business Class
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Here’s a video review of the Air France business class cabin.  Daraius isn’t the best with cameras. 🙂

Emily Jablon:  Soon enough it was time to board our flight and we made our way to the gate.  The Air France business class cabin looked very new, and the seats were wide and comfortable.

Each seat had hangers on it so that you could immediately hang your jacket instead of waiting for the flight attendants.  There were also pillows and blankets.

Air France Business Class
The Seats

There were 2 seats by the windows, but the middle section had 3 seats.

Air France Business Class
Pillow and Blanket

The flight attendants distributed the amenity kits and offered us water, orange juice or champagne.

Air France Business Class
3 Seats in the Middle

The amenity kit had the usual goodies and included a shoe bag for your shoes.

Air France Business Class
Amenity Kit

The seats were comfortable and there was a reading light on the side.  The light was very dim, so it didn’t help while reading.

Air France Business Class
Reading Lights

There was a small TV in front of us.  It wasn’t very big, but it didn’t matter since we both hardly watch TV on flights and went to sleep.

Air France Business Class
Small TV

The controls for the TV were in the side of our seat.

Air France Business Class
TV Controls

I planned on sleeping the entire seven hour flight, so after takeoff I put my seat into a bed.  Daraius stayed up and had dinner.

Daraius:  Here’s the Air France Business Class Menu, for those of you who email me asking what the wine offerings were!
Air France Business Class
Air France Business Class Menu

Here’s a picture of the wine list.

Air France Business Class
Air France Business Class Wine List

I had the Foie Gras to start described as “Champagne foie gras terrine, poached shrimp with mayonnaise cream sauce, coconut and fig chutney on cranberry-raisin bread”

It was okay.  I had much better foie gras in French Polynesia.

Air France Business Class
Foie Gras & Shrimp

To save time, since this was a night flight, I was served the cheese and orange chocolate cake at the same time as my appetizer.

Air France Business Class
Dessert & Cheese

I had the scallops with lobster bisque sauce for my main course.  It wasn’t a memorable meal, but I wasn’t in the mood for a long memorable meal.  I just wanted to go to sleep!

Air France Business Class
Scallops with Lobster Bisque sauce

I was worried when I saw the seat sign which suggests that the bed doesn’t recline 180 degrees.

Air France Business Class
Seat Recliner

The bed didn’t recline a complete 180 degrees, but was almost flat.

Air France Business Class
Air France Business Class

The bed was almost flat and much more comfortable than the Lufthansa or American Airlines business class seats where I slide off!

Air France Business Class
Almost Flat!

The pilot kept on coming out of the cockpit and chatting with everyone in the cabin.  At one point, I saw him escort a woman who was looking for the toilet.

I went to sleep so I didn’t have breakfast.  We got up just before landing and it was still dark outside.

Overall, we were very happy with our Air France flight.  It was a great way to start our honeymoon!

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